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In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed raising the minimum wage from its current $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour, a 40 percent increase. A number of dumb arguments have been made both for and against the increase.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed raising the minimum wage from its current $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour, a 40 percent increase. A number of dumb arguments have been made both for and against the increase.
 
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted in favor of legislation to prevent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from unfairly targeting tax-exempt organizations based on their political affiliations.
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted in favor of legislation to prevent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from unfairly targeting tax-exempt organizations based on their political affiliations.
 
While RED 2 may be your common, garden variety sequel, it is mostly just the blackest of comedies built upon the intractable foundation of a perfect farce, where interpersonal relationships really do matter.

RED 2

 
While RED 2 may be your common, garden variety sequel, it is mostly just the blackest of comedies built upon the intractable foundation of a perfect farce, where interpersonal relationships really do matter.
 
Karen Gaddy Hackney died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 after an extended illness.
Karen Gaddy Hackney died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 after an extended illness.
 
Mrs. Deborah "D. J." Teague Midgett, age 59, a resident of Washington, NC died Wednesday February 26, 2014 at her home.
Mrs. Deborah "D. J." Teague Midgett, age 59, a resident of Washington, NC died Wednesday February 26, 2014 at her home.
 
Mrs. Frances Carol Boyd, 70 years of age, a resident of 3099 Respess Road, Pinetown, N.C., went on to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
Mrs. Frances Carol Boyd, 70 years of age, a resident of 3099 Respess Road, Pinetown, N.C., went on to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
 
Elizabeth Bonner Moss Britt, age 95, a resident of 109 Palmer Place, Washington, died Sunday, February 23, 2014.
Elizabeth Bonner Moss Britt, age 95, a resident of 109 Palmer Place, Washington, died Sunday, February 23, 2014.
 
Mr. Kelvin Earl Brown, a resident of Ridgewood Manor nursing home, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
Mr. Kelvin Earl Brown, a resident of Ridgewood Manor nursing home, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
 
Mrs. Christobel Heggie Powell, 52, resident of 496 Price Road, Chocowinity, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. The family will receive friends at the home.
Mrs. Christobel Heggie Powell, 52, resident of 496 Price Road, Chocowinity, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. The family will receive friends at the home.
 
Mr. James W. "Little Bud"/"Gigi" Spencer, of 102 Daniel Court, Washington, died, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at his home.
Mr. James W. "Little Bud"/"Gigi" Spencer, of 102 Daniel Court, Washington, died, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at his home.
 
Two new permanent commissions should help North Carolina leaders decide whether to modify or replace controversial Common Core public school standards.
Two new permanent commissions should help North Carolina leaders decide whether to modify or replace controversial Common Core public school standards.
 
A group of governors representing the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Governors Coalition met today with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and senior officials at the Interior Department to discuss the thoughtful expansion of offshore energy development.
A group of governors representing the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Governors Coalition met today with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and senior officials at the Interior Department to discuss the thoughtful expansion of offshore energy development.
 
Pop quiz: what do you do when you are a politician who finds himself incapable of debating the merits of an opposing viewpoint?
Pop quiz: what do you do when you are a politician who finds himself incapable of debating the merits of an opposing viewpoint?
 
Supporters of North Carolina's fledgling Opportunity Scholarships program see the motion granted Friday by a Superior Court judge placing the plan on hold as little more than a temporary setback. Advocates of the 2013 measure, which would have provided up to 2,400 low-income public school...
Supporters of North Carolina's fledgling Opportunity Scholarships program see the motion granted Friday by a Superior Court judge placing the plan on hold as little more than a temporary setback. Advocates of the 2013 measure, which would have provided up to 2,400 low-income public school...
 
There's been quite a bit of suspicion for some time that Charlotte pastor Mark Harris' Senate campaign was merely a stalking horse to peel Tea Party votes away from Greg Brannon.
There's been quite a bit of suspicion for some time that Charlotte pastor Mark Harris' Senate campaign was merely a stalking horse to peel Tea Party votes away from Greg Brannon.
 
A staple of the higher education establishment's advocacy campaign to keep college enrollments growing is that students are making an excellent "investment" if they go and missing out on a lot of earnings if they don't. Those arguments have been losing their edge for years, as Americans wise up...
A staple of the higher education establishment's advocacy campaign to keep college enrollments growing is that students are making an excellent "investment" if they go and missing out on a lot of earnings if they don't. Those arguments have been losing their edge for years, as Americans wise up...
 
Health insurance options are available through the new Health Insurance Marketplace. Plans are available that fit most needs and budgets and enrollees can’t be denied coverage for a pre-existing condition.
Health insurance options are available through the new Health Insurance Marketplace. Plans are available that fit most needs and budgets and enrollees can’t be denied coverage for a pre-existing condition.
 
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